You know what’s really cool about working for a company like ACS Technologies? Watching the ways that we help other churches connect with each other. I’ve seen it at our user groups, where our clients who live and work near each other get together to help share tips and ideas and to problem solve. And… Continue Reading »
The following is an excerpt from the ACS Technologies eNews: First, let’s ask this question: What can software training do for your staff? Increase productivity – Knowing the best and fastest way to do a job means getting tasks done correctly and faster. Help develop more effective, engaged staff – When people know how to… Continue Reading »
When I do consultations with church leadership, I always explain Jim Collins’s Hedgehog concept and how it applies to churches. The concept is very simple, and is based on the ancient Greek parable: “The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing.” In the book Good to Great, Collins expounds on the… Continue Reading »
I recently collected some ideas on how those who work for the church can support the senior pastor every day, not just during Pastor Appreciation month. When I started seeking out thoughts and inspiration for the post, I found I had more than just one post’s worth! Here’s part 2 of my post, How to… Continue Reading »
I can honestly say that our 2012 conference was one of the best yet. Some said it was the best! But what’s really exciting is that the 2013 is already shaping up to be a winner. First off, let’s just say this: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. Enough said? But we’re also rounding up some very… Continue Reading »
Because funds are tight and churches run lean, every individual who works for the church has an important role. Without a doubt your senior pastor understands that. We definitely know it, and that’s why we encourage and pray for you every day. But one of the key church jobs for everyone on staff is supporting… Continue Reading »
Biblical content or cultural relevance? Just this week, my pastor said, “Aim at the center of the Biblical tension and stay away from the fringes.” That idea really stuck in my head. It got me thinking about how churches relate to the Bible, and how they relate to their congregations. It seems like many churches… Continue Reading »
The bottom line is that cross-training now can save you much stress, time, and heartache later. Don’t wait until the star of the show takes a two-week vacation to the Bahamas.
That is what effective ministry really is: seeing the goals of the Kingdom delivered in any fashion that helps the needs of others. As a result, through our knowing and understanding the needs and goals of our client churches, we truly begin to help minister to their needs, and to the needs of its people.